Vanessa Hudgens Used the Shark FlexStyle for Her Oscars Updo (and It's $299 Less Than the Dyson Airwrap)

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We're kinda obsessed with Vanessa Hudgens's head-to-toe Oscars red carpet look. And thanks to a post on Instagram from Hudgens' hairstylist, Danielle Priano, we got the inside scoop as to how the actress achieved her sleek-AF updo. The key? The Shark FlexStyle styling wand, the all-in-one hair styling tool designed to do everything from curl, straighten or add body.

We happen to be fans of the wand and reviewed it alongside its biggest competitor, the Dyson Airwrap, to find out which gives a better blowout. Though both products are great, at nearly $300 less than the Dyson, the Shark FlexStyle has our hearts (and wallets).

The tool comes with interchangeable attachments that straighten, smooth, curl and diffuse your hair. Most impressively, is it has a rotating barrel design that bends at a 90-degree angle to transform it from a styler to a blow dryer (something the Dyson does not have).

One obsessed buyer wrote, "I really wanted to try the Dyson, but this is even better! It looks better, all the extension tools work amazing and the curls last! Cuts my hair time in half, if not more. My hair feels and looks healthier, and I don't feel guilty about using a hair tool every day. $300 is a lot for a hair tool, but it is worth every penny!"

We couldn't agree more. PureWow's Beauty Director Jenny Jin shared, "For me, it wins because I liked its additional features and customizability."

Brava, Vanessa!

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Destinee Scott

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